Systemic treatments for metastatic cutaneous melanoma.

@article{Crosby2000SystemicTF,
  title={Systemic treatments for metastatic cutaneous melanoma.},
  author={Thomas David Lewis Crosby and Ron Fish and Bernadette Coles and Malcolm David Mason},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2000},
  volume={2},
  pages={
          CD001215
        }
}
BACKGROUND Systemic therapies for metastatic cutaneous melanoma, the most aggressive of all skin cancers, remain disappointing. Few lasting remissions are achieved and the therapeutic aim remains one of palliation. Many agents are used alone or in combination with varying degrees of toxicity and cost. It is unclear whether evidence exists to support these complex regimens over best supportive care / placebo. OBJECTIVES To review the benefits from the use of systemic therapies in metastatic… CONTINUE READING

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